Duke Health Sector Advisory Council

Elisabeth DelGrosso, MBA

Elisabeth DelGrosso leads Strategy and Product for CareAllies, a Cigna company that focuses on helping providers on their journey to Value-Based Care (VBC) across all health plan lines of business. In this role, she has oversight for overall strategic direction and Enterprise partnerships for all CareAllies business areas as well as the packaging and positioning of its client service offerings. Elisabeth joined CareAllies in 2017 shortly after it was founded and has been instrumental in shaping the organization into its current state and future direction, particularly leading alignment of its strategy with Cigna Enterprise needs, provider client-facing strategic initiatives such as formation of strategic alliances and joint ventures, as well the build out of key functions and corresponding teams to create organizational strategy and operational readiness for growth.

Prior to joining CareAllies, Elisabeth served as Chief of Staff to the President of the Client Organization at athenahealth during its post-IPO rapid growth period. As Chief of Staff, she led the internal strategy, planning, and management of that growth for the client-facing division that encompassed sales, account management, customer support, and implementations. She began her career in strategy consulting for providers, primarily focused on national and regional mergers and acquisitions, affiliation partnerships, strategic planning, and physician-hospital alignment.

Elisabeth holds a Master’s degree in business administration with a focus on Strategy and Health Sector Management (HSM) from Duke University and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University. She lives in the greater Princeton area of New Jersey and is a Duke-UNC house divided with her husband, who is a Tar Heel, and two young sons, who she plans to be Duke fans!